Rey Mysterio was in the midst of contract negotiations with Vince McMahon final summer time. The talks had been going forwards and backwards for a number of months with the primary subject being over cash.
Though Mysterio did stick with WWE, he did get a proposal from AEW. It was reported that AEW made a proposal that equaled the WWE’s per-match supply, however the WWE supply was increased as a result of it was for extra dates.
The 2 sides had been capable of come to an settlement on a brand new deal that may hold the previous WWE Champion below contract for the subsequent three years. It must be famous that when Mysterio was in contract talks, he wasn’t below contract with WWE regardless of showing on TV. Thus, when he obtained the supply from AEW, there was an actual chance that if he needed to seem on Dynamite then he might have. Because it was reported the 2 sides got here to an settlement, neither facet had confirmed it up till now.
Mysterio did an interview with Sports activities Illustrated the place he confirmed that he has signed a brand new deal.
“We by no means made the signing of my new deal public, however there’s positively going to be extra time to see Rey Mysterio in WWE. I’m going to maintain wrestling, at the very least till Father Time catches up and says, ‘It’s time to go.’”
Mysterio additionally talked concerning the development of his son Dominik in WWE and extra. Take a look at the complete interview right here.